[tex-live] TeXLive 2005 is slower than TeXLive2003

gnwiii at gmail.com gnwiii at gmail.com
Wed Sep 6 18:12:24 CEST 2006

On 9/6/06, Jinsong Zhao <jszhao at mail.hzau.edu.cn> wrote:

> I am using TeXLive 2005 now, however, I found that it more slower than
> TeXLive 2003. Every program, e.g., latex, pdflatex, dvips, and so on,
> is lower than the one in TeXLive 2003 distribution.

How much of each did you install?  I suspect the biggest time penalty
is associated with the size of the texmf trees.

Matlab startup times are much less when the matlab tree is excluded
from AV scans.  Has anybody checked this for TeX on Win32?

George N. White III <aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca>
Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia

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